synthetic biology


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synthetic biology

n.
The branch of biology that involves undertaking large-scale manipulation of DNA sequences in order to modify biological systems to perform novel functions, such as the production of drugs or the destruction of cancer cells.

synthetic biology

n
the application of computer science techniques to create artificial biological systems
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She has the honour to be the first Pakistani girl who has two inventions of 'Inspector No coli' and 'Reporter Fish' using bio sensors in synthetic biology.
A panel discussion, entitled "Redesigning Life: Synthetic Biology, New Genetic Engineering and Ethics," took place November 3, as part of the conference, "Redesigning the Tree of Life: Synthetic Biology and the Future of Food.
to expand its synthetic biology product portfolio, the company said.
Supportive government (and its allied agencies) policies related to synthetic biology is a major growth impacting driver in this sector.
Among their topics are genome-editing technologies: principles and applications, at the interface of chemical and biological synthesis: an expanded genetic code, the need for integrated approaches in metabolic engineering, engineering gene circuits for mammalian cell-based applications, and phage therapy in the era of synthetic biology.
Knoxville, Tennessee-based startup SimPath will further develop ORNLs cloning method into a multi-gene DNA assembly kit and software package for customers who use synthetic biology techniques.
I am particularly thrilled to see the level of science happening at the Institute of Integrative Biosciences at CECOS and I see no reason why we cannot excel in the area of biotechnology and synthetic biology, said Secretary Younis Javed.
Natalio Krasnogor, professor of computing science and synthetic biology at Newcastle University and head of the project, said: "The project is unique as it is a marriage between the fields of computer science and biology.
who studies synthetic biology and was among the backers of the project.
Founded by world leaders in synthetic biology, Gen9 aims to ensure the constructive application of synthetic biology in industries ranging from enzyme and chemical production to pharmaceuticals and biofuels.
applauded the launch of the Non-GMO Project's most recently updated standard, which clarifies that ingredients derived from synthetic biology are included in the organization's definition of genetically engineered organisms and in its list of prohibited substances for micro ingredients.
British expert Dr Vitor Pinheiro, lecturer in synthetic biology at University College London, said: "It shows that despite our efforts, there are still aspects of biology we don't understand, exemplified by the 65 genes that have no known function.
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